Hunger

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‘We just pray for rain’: Niger is in the eye of the climate crisis – and children are starving
Aguié’s clinic is full of malnourished children, with more dying in villages, as the global food crisis worsens years of drought

Fred Harter in Aguié

20, Jun, 2022 @6:45 AM

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‘Marching towards starvation’: UN warns of hell on earth if Ukraine war goes on
Unprecedented food shortages could spark riots in dozens of countries as Black Sea blockade adds to pressures, says WFP chief

Fred Harter in Addis Ababa

17, Jun, 2022 @1:59 PM

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The Black Sea blockade: mapping the impact of war in Ukraine on the world’s food supply – interactive
From vast grain stores stuck in Odesa to famine risk in Yemen, a visual guide to the far-reaching effects of Russia’s block on exports

Kaamil Ahmed, Garry Blight, Liz Ford and Lydia McMullan

09, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Stalked by hunger but fighting obesity: Kenya’s hidden food crisis
Three million Kenyans face hunger, yet by 2030 it is thought 1.4 million of the country’s children will be obese. Meet the professionals tackling the problem

Lizzy Davies in Nairobi

31, May, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Apocalypse now / Albo room: Inside the 27 May Guardian Weekly
The global food crisis. Plus: Albanese’s Australia.

Graham Snowdon

25, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Globalisation of food production has left millions hungry | Letters
Letters: Edward Davey says heads of state need to act with urgency to address the global food crisis. Plus letters from Benny Dembitzer and Brian Fish

Letters

23, May, 2022 @5:34 PM

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Hunger crisis grips Horn of Africa – but 80% of Britons unaware, poll shows
UK government urged to act as worst drought in 40 years threatens region while aid efforts and global attention remain focused on Ukraine war

Lizzy Davies

12, May, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Ethiopian drought leading to ‘dramatic’ increase in child marriage, Unicef warns
With hunger across Horn of Africa and 600,000 children out of school, ‘desperate’ parents push more girls into early marriage

Lizzy Davies

30, Apr, 2022 @6:15 AM

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‘My children cry with hunger’: refugees denied UN aid rations at Malawi camp
Hundreds at Dzaleka camp told they are no longer eligible for food supplies from the World Food Programme

Charles Pensulo Dowa

25, Apr, 2022 @6:15 AM

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First food aid for 100 days enters Tigray under ‘humanitarian truce’
Besieged region has an estimated 2 million people suffering from an extreme lack of food

Lizzy Davies

01, Apr, 2022 @2:45 PM

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Number of people facing extreme hunger in Sudan predicted to double
UN warns up to 18 million could be in need of aid by September as food prices soar due to conflict, poor harvests and economic crisis

Zeinab Mohammed Salih in Khartoum

25, Mar, 2022 @7:15 AM

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‘Trying to survive’: millions in Tigray face hunger as they wait in vain for aid
With aid unable to reach the war-torn Ethiopian region for months, hundreds of thousands are in ‘famine-like conditions’

Reporter in Addis Ababa

23, Mar, 2022 @7:15 AM

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